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The Bengals are more into rebuild mode not long after it seemed the young nucleus led by Andy Dalton and A.J. Green would eventually enjoy a playoff breakthrough. They failed to do enough to keep up with the Steelers and Ravens, and that’s why they’ll creep closer to stockpiling Browns.

They’re doing their best to keep the defensive mindset and success Gus Bradley put in place. That’s much more of a given than what will be Blake Bortles’ response under Bradley’s in-house replacement, Doug Marrone.

That leaves the AFC West. Broncos took a flyer on Chad Kelly very late in the draft, but stood pat with Trevor Siemian vs. Paxton Lynch.after Romo chose television. The Chargers re-signed Kellen Clemens behind ironman Phliip Rivers. The Raiders added EJ Manuel behind Derek Carr and Connor Cook. Finally, the Chiefs went with another strong-armed passer who could have played professional baseball, but it was rookie first-rounder Patrick Mahomes.

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The why of Kaepernick will keep being hotly debated. But it’s clear where the where is now.

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Forget about the NFC North, too. The Bears replaced Jay Cutler, Hoyer and Barkley with Mike Glennon and Mitchell Trubisky. The Packers know Brett Hundley becomes a free agent in ’18, but they’re OK with him for one more year behind Aaron Rodgers. The Vikings got Case Keenum. The Lions drafted Brad Kaaya.

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Bears rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky continues to turn heads and make fans into believers as the team continues to navigate through the 2017 preseason.

We are here ’cause we believe Colin Kaepernick deserves a job, said Symone Sanders, former national press secretary for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, and co-host of the rally. We also believe that the National Football League has been complicit in the ostracization of Colin Kaepernick. And today, it’s time for the NFL to take a stand.

Many people from all backgrounds turned out for the rally, including actress Susan Sarandon, veterans and grandmothers.

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No Edelman lightens the load as a minor inconvenience. It’s nothing to keep the Patriots from being heavy favorites for world and scoreboard domination.

Friday’s selection marks the 11th time Kramer has been a finalist for the Hall

After missing 13 games with a back injury last year, Texans coach Bill O’Brien is confident the defensive end will come back even stronger this season.

I can tell you right now the guy’s going to be at the top of his game, O’Brien told TheMMQB.com. He’s had a great training camp. I think he’ll be better than he was.

Watt was humbled by his coach’s comments, saying O’Brien knows better than anyone what he’s experienced while rehabbing during the offseason after spending the majority of last season on injured reserve.

The former Packers guard, whom Vince Lombardi once called the best guard in football, was selected as a finalist for the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame class by the Hall’s Senior Committee. Robert Brazile, a seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker for the Houston Oilers, was also named Friday as a 2018 finalist.

Friday’s selection marks the 11th time Kramer has been a finalist for the Hall, but the first time since 1997.

Kramer is widely regarded as the most overlooked player from the 1960s Packers teams that won five championships in seven years, including the first two Super Bowls. No player has been a finalist more than Kramer without receiving induction into the Hall.
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Now 81-years-old, Kramer was a three-time Pro Bowler and five-time All-Pro selection over an 11-year career for Lombardi’s Packers. He is perhaps best known for the key block that paved the way for Bart Starr’s game-winning quarterback sneak to beat the Cowboys in the 1967 NFL championship game, otherwise known as the Ice Bowl. Kramer was elected to the Packers Hall of Fame in 1975.

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Kony Ealy reportedly lands with Jets after Patriots release

Kony Ealy didn’t waste any time latching on to a new team after being released by the Patriots on Saturday.

According to ESPN.com, the Jets scooped up Ealy on Sunday to help bolster a defense that could see a lot of the field this season.

Ealy, who was selected in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Panthers, has 14 sacks through three seasons. He will now be on the same team as his cousin Sheldon Richardson.

The Jets figure to struggle offensively this season, mainly due to their lack of a legitimate starting quarterback on the roster. Bryce Petty looked sharp in Saturday’s 32-31 preseason loss to the Giants. He threw for 250 yards and three touchdowns, but left the game with an MCL injury.

Ealy will have to show the organization something quickly to make the final roster.

Colin Kaepernick has an ally in ownership. Unfortunately for the former 49ers quarterback, that owner is in the NBA.

“I don’t know what his status is in the NFL, but I’m glad the NBA doesn’t have a politician litmus test for our players,” Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told the Washington Post. “I’d like to think we encourage our players to exercise their constitutional rights.”
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Rudy Gobert plays song about ‘loyalty’ on Instagram after Gordon Hayward’s departure

Gordon Hayward announced he was leaving the Utah Jazz for the Boston Celtics on the Fourth of July. Not surprisingly, this left people in Utah rather upset, not the least of which was his former teammate, Rudy Gobert.

Yes, Gobert posted himself waving goodbye and singing along to Loyal by Chris Brown. The chorus, for those unfamiliar, is These hoes ain’t loyal.
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Porter finally came along in his fourth season, just in time to shore up a max-level second contract. It’s incredibly unlikely he’ll earn it anywhere other than Washington, D.C., since Porter is a restricted free agent. The Wizards didn’t make Bradley Beal sign a max offer sheet elsewhere a year ago, and they are unlikely to change course with Porter.

Otto is a solid wing defender who became an incredibly high-efficiency scorer in 2016-17. If he were an unrestricted free agent at age 24, there’d be a huge battle for his services, as there will be for Hayward. But Porter fits right in with the Wizards, and they’ll gladly be the ones to pay him big bucks.

By this point, Hayes’ and Parker’s relationship was deteriorating, per the suit. Though Parker complimented Hayes on improving the attitude of the staff and his overall leadership skills, the suit says that Parker referred to Hayes as the large, angry black man. Even when Hayes objected to that label, Parker allegedly continued.

Lamar Odom was one of the most exciting parts of the Lakers back-to-back title runs in 2009 and 2010.

Hello. We don’t talk enough about how Larry Bird had perhaps the most savage, ruthless, I-don’t-give-an-eff sports performance in history. One game, bored by his normal right-handed shooting, Bird decided to go an entire game shooting only with his left hand.

Lamar Odom was one of the most exciting parts of the Lakers back-to-back title runs in 2009 and 2010. The year he finally won actual Sixth Man of the Year, he averaged 14.4 points, 8.7 rebounds, and three assists per game. He also shot 53 percent from the floor while being a 6’10 big man that could pass like a point guard. One of the original point-forwards of the game before it became commonplace today. He was such a joy to watch on the court.

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Andre Iguodala marvels at Draymond Green’s ability to dominate basketball while sucking at every other sport

Andre Iguodala is part of TNT’s golf coverage team of the PGA Championship, and it didn’t take long for him to reveal the worst golfer on the Golden State Warriors team: Draymond Green. Iguodala went on and on about Green too, citing that he was one of the smartest basketball players he’s ever been around…but also one of the least athletic.

Monk showed his cocky side Saturday, repeating that he’d beat Hornets owner Michael Jordan in a game of one-on-one. Jordan might have been the greatest player of his generation – maybe ever – but, as Monk noted, he is 54.

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At this point so many people have said they could beat Jordan, he should just step up and play all comers. Who wouldn’t watch that on TV?

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But the Suns had grand designs in free agency and desperately wanted to free up cap space. They needed Charlotte to select White in the draft. So they agreed to send $3 million and a future first-round pick if Charlotte promised to select White. The Bobcats, needing bodies and salary filler, took the deal.

Panthers vs. Titans 2017: Start time, TV channel, and how to watch online

Week 2 of the NFL preseason continues Saturday with the Carolina Panthers hitting the road to take on the Tennessee Titans in Nashville. The two teams have spent the week participating in joint practices, and will have a good opportunity to experiment with their play-calling come game time.

Saturday’s only afternoon game will start at 3 p.m. ET and air on NFL Network. Viewers can also stream it on Watch NFL Network.

The Panthers won’t have quarterback Cam Newton under center again Saturday, but the team didn’t have a problem coming away with a Week 1 preseason win over the Texans without him. The emergence of rookie rusher Christian McCaffrey started slowly, but his elusiveness and burst through the seams are worthy of all the hype he’s been getting. He finished his first NFL contest with 33 yards on seven carries against Houston.

Likely to be one of the offense’s most targeted weapons, McCaffrey will see more touches in the preseason until rookie wide receiver Curtis Samuel makes his way back to the field. With Newton slowly making his return and Samuel having yet to get in more than a day’s reps in training camp, the offense as a whole will be looking for others to step up, like wideouts Kelvin Benjamin, Devin Funchess, and Russell Shepard.

Newton made some progress during joint practices this week, throwing during team drills for the first time since July 30. He’s still a little ways off from making a full return, but head coach Ron Riviera isn’t concerned that the quarterback will be ready for the regular season opener against the 49ers.

“Today was a good step. It was very positive,” Rivera said, via the official team site. “A lot of good things happened. I’m really pleased with his progress.”

Newton could even be ready to play in next week’s preseason game, according to NFL.com.

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World Junior Championships gold a beacon of hope for Team USA

John Tortorella said it in September, after his U.S. team went 0-3 in group play (including a one-sided loss to host Canada) at the World Cup of Hockey. The American coach told reporters that Team USA was looking at a fantastic future thanks to a group of young players who were ready to join the national program.

Torts was referring to players like Jack Eichel, Auston Matthews and Johnny Gaudreau, plus Brandon Saad and Seth Jones from Tortorella’s Blue Jackets, who took the ice for Team North America in the World Cup. That U.S./Canada, 23-and-under mashup was a crowd favorite in Toronto. Maple Leafs savior Matthews had much to do with that, but it was also a really good club.

There were many factors which led the Maple Leafs to a Stanley Cup playoff appearance last season after finishing dead last in the NHL two years ago, but the most impactful was the contribution of their rookie class, headed, of course, by 2017 Calder Trophy winner Auston Matthews.

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This is how it will almost certainly be for the 2017 Home Run Derby.

In recent years, the Dodgers have had a plan: Pitch Clayton Kershaw or Rich Hill or whomever is hot and available on short rest. Some years it’s just Kershaw on short rest. Some years it’s Kershaw and Hill or Greinke. Every permutation has Kershaw, though. And it’s never worked out as well as they’ve hoped.

This year, the Dodgers have Kershaw. They have Rich Hill. They have Alex Wood. All three deserve to start a postseason game. But it takes four deserving starters to avoid the short-rest bogeyman in the postseason. If the Dodgers were a normal team, they would be fine with trusting one of Brandon McCarthy, Kenta Maeda, or Hyun-jin Ryu for that fourth slot. Any of those pitchers would be roughly as good as the No. 4 starters they’ll face in the postseason.

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You want Judge and Stanton. The fans at the ballpark want it. The people watching on TV want it. The players want it. Their agents want it. Rob Manfred would sacrifice a chicken to get it. And when you look up, it’s going to be Mike Moustakas and Charlie Blackmon, and there’s not a damned thing you’ll be able to do about it.

They’re fine players, and they’ll still hit the ball really far, and all. It’s just not Stanton and Judge.
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We can take that bit about the possible World Series matchups back for years and years, and the story is generally the same. The best potential pairing rarely happens, mostly because of the tyranny of permutations.